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3rd January 2023

CCAC: Ireland falling well short of emissions targets

The Climate Change Advisory Council (CCAC) annual review has found that only two sectors are making ‘good progress’ in the implementation of the National Adaption Framework […]
3rd January 2023

Minister Eamon Ryan TD: “Our whole forestry system has to change”

Minister Eamon Ryan TD says it is critical to ensure an integrated approach to the challenges of the climate, biodiversity, and pollution crises. Ryan states that […]
3rd January 2023

European water policy priorities

­­Claudia Castell-Exner, President of EurEau, the European federation of water services, speaks to eolas about European water policy developments, particularly the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive, […]
3rd January 2023

Ireland’s water and wastewater future

Key stakeholders in Ireland’s water and wastewater future discuss some of the future challenges and opportunities across the sector. What is the biggest challenge facing the […]
3rd January 2023

Sewage treatment in a circular economy

Achieving the transition to a circular economy requires change not only in regulatory and institutional approaches, but also in how citizens appreciate their individual and collective […]
3rd January 2023

Minister Darragh O’Brien TD: Improving water services

“Substantial and sustained investment” from the Government and accommodating population growth are vital to ensure that Ireland’s water infrastructure deficits are addressed, according to Minister for […]
3rd January 2023

Minister Eamon Ryan TD: Four pillars of sustainable transport

With the transport sector accounting for 20 per cent of CO2 emissions in Ireland, it is vital to ensure that the sector experiences fundamental change if […]
3rd January 2023

Sectoral emissions ceilings fall short of 2030 target

After months of political negotiation, the Government signed off on its sectoral emissions ceilings plan to 2030 in late July 2022. The plan increases targets for […]
3rd January 2023

Agriculture minister Charlie McConalogue TD: Turning the tide in agriculture

One day before the Government announced agreement on the sectoral emissions ceilings, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue TD, sat down in his […]